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landing

the floor area at the top of a flight of stairs or between two flights of stairs

Landing

The horizontal platform at the end of a stair flight or between two flights of stairs.

half-space landing

A stair landing at the junction of two flights which reverses direction, making a turn of 180 degrees. Such a landing includes the width of both flights, plus the well.

quarter-space landing

A square landing connecting two flights of stairs that continue in a straight line.

What does it mean when you dream about an airplane landing?

An airplane landing may be a symbol for feelings of completion. The dreamer may have felt out of control with issues that were “up in the air” but are being grounded.

landing

[′land·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
A place where boats receive or discharge passengers, freight, and so on.
(mining engineering)
Level stage in a shaft at which cages are loaded and discharged.
The top or bottom of a slope, shaft, or inclined plane.
(navigation)
The termination of an aircraft's flight or of a ship's voyage.

landing, pace, stair landing

The horizontal platform at the end of a stair flight or between two flights of stairs.

landing

i. With respect to an aircraft, the act of coming into contact with a supporting surface.
ii. With respect to an airship or a free balloon, the act of bringing the airship or balloon under restraint.
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It provides pilots a clear image of the runway to allow safe landings.
The missions then and now are limited to those areas that can support landings using ground-based navigation aids," said Machovina, who is with the command's long-range planning section at Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
Nearly every catastrophic injury over the last 20 years could have been avoided by (1) using common-sense where circumstances dictate, (2) strict compliance to the rules on hazard-free soft-landing zones around the landing mat, (3) proper use and maintenance of legal-sized landing mats and vaulting poles, and (4) seeing that the participants (athlete and coach) acquire an accredited pole-vault event education.
5) Retired NASA pilot Fitz Fulton, left, and astronaut Gordon Fullerton took part in the shuttle Enterprise's first landing.
2 -- color -- ran in AV edition only) NASA personnel check the space shuttle's engines Wednesday after Endeavour's landing.
The two competing teams are trying different methods to meet the short takeoff/vertical landing requirement.
We are very excited about continuing our success in Philadelphia with the opening of Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn's Landing," said Pritzker.
The plane skids to a stop, above, after the pilot was unable to get the landing gear down.
The pilot announced that a light on the instrument panel indicated the landing gear hadn't engaged, and that he would circle the jet past the Burbank Airport tower to see whether the controllers could spot a malfunction, Spears said.
Microwave landing systems serve as a replacement for Instrument Landing Systems (ILS), and solve the problem of interference from high-power FM radio stations and multi-paths from the tall structures surrounding airports.